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  • Hezel PJ, Alexander B,, Bitz M, Steig EJ, Holmes CD, Yang X, Sciare J. (2011) Modeled methanesulfonic acid (MSA) deposition in Antarctica and its relationship to sea ice. Journal of Geophysical Research116. doi: 10.1029/2011JD016383.
  • Huntington KW, Budd DA, Wernicke BP, Eiler JM. (2011) Use of clumped-isotope thermometry to constrain the crystallization temperature of diagenetic calcite. Journal of Sedimentary Research 81: 656-669. doi: 10.2110/jsr.2011.51.
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  • Buick R. (2010) Early life: ancient acritarchs. Nature463, 885-886. doi: 10.1038/463885a.
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  • Williford KH, Foriel J, Ward PD, Steig EJ. (2009) Major perturbation in sulfur cycling at the Triassic-Jurassic boundary. Geology 37: 835-838. doi: 10.1130/G30054A.1.
  • Alexander B, Hastings MG, Allman DJ, Dachs J, Thornton JA, Kunasek SA. (2009) Quantifying atmospheric nitrate formation pathways based on a global model of the oxygen isotopic composition of atmospheric nitrate. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics9: 5043-5056. doi: 10.5194/acp-9-5043-2009.
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  • Huntington KW, Eiler JM, Affek HP, Guo W, Bonifacie M, Yeung LY, Thiagarajan N, Passey B, Tripati A, Daëron M, Came R. (2009) Methods and limitations of 'clumped' CO2 isotope (Δ47) analysis by gas-source isotope ratio mass spectrometry.Journal of Mass Spectrometry44, 1318-1329. doi: 10.1002/jms.1614.
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  • Fisher D, Osterberg E, Dyke A, Dahl-Jensen D, Demuth M, Zdanowicz C, Bourgeois J, Koerner RM, Mayewski P, Wake C, Kreutz K, Steig E, Zheng J, Yalcin K, Goto-Azuma K, Luckman B, Rupper S. (2008) The Mt. Logan Holocene-late Wisconsinan isotope record: tropical Pacific-Yukon connections. The Holocene 18(5): 667-677. doi: 10.1177/0959683608092236.
  • Jarvis JC, Steig EJ, Hastings MG, Kunasek SA. (2008) Influence of local photochemistry on isotopes of nitrate in Greenland snow. Geophysical Research Letters 35. doi: 10.1029/2008GL035551.
  • Kunasek SA, Alexander B, Steig EJ, Hastings MG, Gleason DJ, Jarvis JC. (2008) Measurements and modeling of Δ 17O of nitrate in snowpits from Summit, Greenland. Journal of Geophysical Research 113. doi: 10.1029/2008JD010103.
  • Masson-Delmotte V, Hous S, Ekaykin A, Jouzel J, Aristarain A, Bernardo RT, Bromwich D, Cattani O, Delmotte A, Falourd S, Frezzotti M, Galle H, Genoni L, Isaksson E, Landais A, Helsen MM, Hoffmann G, Lopez J, Morgan V, Motoyama H, Noone D, Oerter H, Petit JR, Royer A, Uuemeura R, Schmidt GA, Schlosser E, Simões JC, Steig EJ, Stenni B, Stievenard M, van den Broeke MR, van de Wal RSW, van de Berg WJ, Vimeux F, White JWC. (2008) A review of Antarctic surface snow isotopic composition: observations, atmospheric circulation and isotopic modeling. Journal of Climate 21: 3359-3387. doi: 10.1175/2007JCLI2139.1.
  • Schneider DP, Noone DC. (2008) Spatial covariance of water isotopes in ice cores during 20th Century climate change. Journal of Geophysical Research 112. doi: 10.1029/2007JD008652.
  • Schneider DP, Steig EJ. (2008) Ice cores record significant 1940s Antarctic warmth related to tropical climate variability. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 105 (34) 12154-12158. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0803627105.
  • Steig EJ. (2008) Review: Thin ice: unlocking the secrets of climate in the worlds highest mountains, by Mark Bowen. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 89(1): 95-97. doi: 10.1175/1520-0477-89.1.95.
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  • Steig EJ. (2008) Climate Lessons. Nature Reports Climate Change. 104. doi: 10.1038/climate.2008.71.
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  • Anbar AD, Duan Y, Lyons TW, Arnold GL, Kendall B, Creaser RA, Kaufman AJ, Gordon GW, Scott C, Garvin J, Buick R.. (2007) A whiff of oxygen before the Great Oxidation Event. Science 317: 1903-1906. doi: 10.1126/science.1140325.
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  • Hagler GSW, Bergin MH, Smith E, Dibb EJ, Anderson C, Steig EJ. (2007) Particulate and water-soluble carbon measured in recent snow at Summit, Greenland. Geophysical Research Letters 34, 16. doi: 10.1029/2007GL030110.
  • Kaufman AJ, Johnston DT, Farquhar J, Masterton AL, Lyons TW, Bates S, Anbar A, Arnold GL, Garvin J, Buick R.. (2007) Late Archean Biospheric Oxygenation and Atmospheric Evolution. Science 317: 1900-1903. doi: 10.1126/science.1138700.
  • Koenig LS, Steig EJ, Winebrenner DP, Shuman CA. (2007) A link between microwave extinction length, firn thermal diffusivity and accumulation rate in West Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research doi: 10.1029/2006JF000716.
  • Steig EJ. Another look at An Inconvenient Truth. (2007) Geojournal 70(1): 5-9. doi: 10.1007/s10708-008-9130-3.
  • Williford KH, Ward PD, Garrison GH, Buick R. (2007) An extended stable organic carbon isotope record across the Triassic-Jurassic boundary in the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, Canada. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 244: 290-296. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2006.06.032.


  • Fisher DA, Wake C, Kruetz K, Yalcin K, Steig EJ, Mayewski PA, Anderson L, Zheng J, Rupper S, Zdanowicz C, Demuth M, Waszkiewicz M, Dahl-Jensen D, Goto-Azuma K, Bourgeois JB, Koerner RM, Sekerka J, Osterberg E, Abbot MB, Finney BP, Burns SJ. (2006) Stable isotope records from Mount Logan and Eclipse Ice Cores and nearby Jellybean Lake; water cycle of the North Pacific over 2000 years and over 5 vertical kilometers; sudden shifts and tropical connections. Geographie Physique et Quaternaire 58: 337-352. doi: 10.7202/013147ar.
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  • McCabe JR, Savarino J, Alexander B,, Gong S, Thiemens MH. (2006) Isotopic constraint on non-photochemical sulfate production in the Arctic winter. Geophysical Research Letters 33. doi: 10.1029/2005GL025164.
  • Schneider DP, Steig EJ, van Ommen TD, Dixon DA, Mayewski PA, Jones JM, Bitz CM. (2006) Antarctic temperatures over the past two centuries from ice cores. Geophysical Research Letters 33. doi: 10.1029/2006GL027057.
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  • Steig EJ (2006) Comment on Lake Agassiz Meltwater. EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union 87(13), 132. doi: 10.1029/2006EO130006.


  • Alexander B, Savarino J, Lee CCW, Park RJ, Jacob DJ, Li Q, Thiemens MH, Yantosca RM. (2005) Sulfate formation in sea-salt aerosols: Constraints from oxygen isotopes. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres 110. doi: 10.1029/2004JD005659.
  • Brook E, White JWC, Schilla ASM, Bender ML, Barnett B, Severinghaus JP, Taylor KC, Alley RB, Steig EJ. (2005) Timing of millennial-scale climate change at Siple Dome, West Antarctica, during the last glacial period. Quaternary Science Reviews 24, 1333-1343. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2005.02.002.
  • Hastings MG, Sigman DM, Steig EJ. (2005) Glacial/interglacial changes in NOx inferred from the isotopes of nitrate in the GISP2 ice core. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 19. doi: 10.1029/2005GB002502.
  • Jacobel RW, Welch BC, Steig EJ, Schneider DP. (2005) Glaciological and climatic significance of Hercules Dome, Antarctica: an optimal site for deep ice core drilling. Journal of Geophysical Research Earth Surface 110. doi: 10.1029/2004JF000188.
  • Neumann TA, Waddington ED, Steig EJ, Grootes PM. (2005) Non-climate influences on stable isotopes at Taylor Mouth, Antarctica. Journal of Glaciology 51, 248-258. doi: 10.3189/172756505781829331.
  • Schneider DP, Steig EJ, van Ommen T. (2005) High resolution ice core stable isotopic records from Antarctica: towards interannual climate reconstruction. Annals of Glaciology 41, 63-70. doi: 10.3189/172756405781813357.
  • Steig EJ, Mayewski PA, Dixon DA, Frey MM, Kaspari SD, Schneider DP, Arcone SA, Hamilton GS, Spikes VB, Albert M, Meese D, Gow AJ, Shuman CA, White JWC, Sneed S, Flaherty J, Wumkes M. (2005) High-resolution ice cores from US ITASE (West Antarctica); development and validation of chronologies and estimation of precision and accuracy. Annals of Glaciology 41, 77-84. doi: 10.3189/172756405781813311.
  • Waddington ED, Conway H, Steig EJ, Alley RB, Brook EJ, Taylor KC, White JWC. (2005) Decoding the dipstick: thickness of Siple Dome, West Antarctica, at the Last Glacial Maximum. Geology 33, 281-284. doi: 10.1130/G21165.1.
  • Ward PD, Botha J, Buick R, De Kock MO, Erwin DH, Garrison G, Kirschvink J, Smith R. (2005) Abrupt and gradual extinction among late Permian land vertebrates in the Karoo Basin, South Africa. Science 307, 709-714. doi: 10.1126/science.1107068.


  • Alexander B, Savarino J, Kreutz K, Thiemens MH (2004) Impact of preindustrial biomass-burning emissions on the oxidation pathways of tropospheric sulfur and nitrogen. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres 109. doi: 10.1029/2003JD004218.
  • Hastings MG, Steig EJ, Sigman DM. (2004) Seasonal variations in N and O isotopes of nitrate at Summit, Greenland: Implications for the study of nitrate in snow and ice cores. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres 109, D20306. doi: 10.1029/2004JD004991.
  • Kaufman DS, Ager TA, Anderson NJ, Anderson PM, Andrews JT, Bartlein PJ, Brubaker LB, Coats LL, Cwynar LC, Duvall ML, Dyke AS, Edwards ME, Eisner WR, Gajewski K, Geirsdettir A, Hu FS, Jennings AE, Kaplan MR, Kerwin MW, Lozhkin AV, MacDonald GM, Miller GH, Mock CJ, Oswald WW, Otto-Bliesner BL, Porinchu DF, Rohland K, Smol JP, Steig EJ, Wolfe BB. (2004) Holocene thermal maximum in the western Arctic (0 to 180 °W). Quaternary Science Reviews 23, 529-560. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2003.09.007.
  • Mayewski PA, Rohling EE, Stager JC, Karlen W, Maasch KA, Meeker LD, Meyerson EA, Gasse F, van Kreveld S, Holmgren K, Lee-Thorp J, Rosqvist G, Rack F, Staubwasser M, Schneider RR, Steig EJ (2004) Holocene climate variability. Quaternary Research 62, 243-255. doi: 10.1016/j.yqres.2004.07.001.
  • Mayewski PA, Maasch KA, White JWC, Steig EJ, Meyerson E, Goodwin I, Morgan VI, van Ommen T, Curran MAJ, Souney J, Kreutz K. (2004) A 700 year record of Southern Hemisphere extratropical climate variability. Annals of Glaciology 39, 127-132. doi: 10.3189/172756404781814249.
  • Monnin E, Steig EJ, Siegenthaler U, Kawamura K, Schwander J, Stauffer B, Morse DL, Stocker TF, Barnola JM, Bellier B, Raynaud D, Fischer H. (2004) Evidence for substantial accumulation rate variability in Antarctica during the Holocene through synchronization of CO2 in the Taylor Dome, Dome C and DML ice cores. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 224, 45-54. doi: .
  • Roe GH, Steig EJ. (2004) Characterization of millennial-scale climate variability. Journal of Climate 17, 1929-1944. doi: 10.1175/1520-0442(2004)017<1929:COMCV>2.0.CO;2.
  • Rupper SB, Steig EJ, Roe GH. (2004) On the relationship between snow accumulation at Mt. Logan, Yukon, and climate variability in the North Pacific. Journal of Climate 17(24), 4724-4739. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-3202.1.
  • Schneider DP, Steig EJ, Comiso J. (2004) Recent climate variability in Antarctic from satellite-derived temperature data. Journal of Climate 7, 1569-1583. doi: 10.1175/1520-0442(2004)017<1569:RCVIAF>2.0.CO;2.
  • Shen Y, Buick R. (2004) The antiquity of microbial sulfate reduction. Earth-Science Reviews 64, 243-272. doi: 10.1016/S0012-8252(03)00054-0.
  • Steig EJ. (2004) Antarctic Peninsula Climate Variability: Historical and Paleoenvironmental Perspectives [book review]. Antarctic Science 16, 359-360. doi: 10.1017/S0954102004002184.
  • Taylor KC, White JWC, Severinghaus JP, Brook EJ, Mayewski PA, Alley RB, Steig EJ, Spencer MK, Meyerson E, Meese DA, Lamorey GW, Grachev A, Gow AJ, Barnetti BA. (2004) Abrupt late glacial climate change in the Pacific sector of Antarctica. Quaternary Science Reviews 23, 7-15. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2003.09.004.
  • Ward PD, Garrison GH, Haggart JW, Kring DA, Beattie MJ. (2004) Isotopic evidence bearing on Late Triassic extinction events, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, and implications for the duration and cause of the Triassic / Jurassic mass extinction. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 224, 589-600. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2004.04.034.
  • Winebrenner DP, Steig EJ, Schneider DP. (2004) Temporal co-variation of surface and microwave brightness temperatures in Antarctica, with implications for the observation of surface-temperature variability using satellite data. Annals of Glaciology 39, 346-350. doi: 10.3189/172756404781813952.


  • Alexander B, Farquhar J, Kaufman AJ, Savarino J, Delmas RJ, Thiemens MH. (2003) East Antarctic ice core sulfur isotope measurements over a complete glacial-interglacial cycle. Journal of Geophysical Research 108, 4786. doi: 10.1029/2003JD003513.
  • Brocks JJ, Buick R, Logan GA, Summons RE. (2003) Composition and syngeneity of molecular fossils from the 2.78 to 2.45 billion-year-old Mount Bruce Supergroup, Pilbara Craton, Western Australia. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 67, 4289-4319. doi: 10.1016/S0016-7037(03)00208-4.
  • Brocks JJ, Buick R, Summons RE, Logan GA. (2003) A reconstruction of Archean biological diversity based on molecular fossils from the 2.78 to 2.45 billion year old Mount Bruce Supergroup, Hamersley Basin, Western Australia. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 67, 4321-4335. doi: 10.1016/S0016-7037(03)00209-6.


  • Buick R, Brauhart CW, Morant P, Thornett JR, Maniw JG, Archibald NJ, Doepel MG, Fletcher IR, Pickard AL, Smith JB, Barley ME, McNaughton NJ, DIGroves (2002) Geochronology and stratigraphic relationships of the Sulphur Springs Group and Strelley Granite: a temporally distinct igneous province in the Archaean Pilbara Craton, Australia. Precambrian Research doi: 10.1016/S0301-9268(01)00221-2.
  • Schneider DP, Steig EJ. (2002) Spatial and temporal variability of Antarctic ice sheet microwave brightness temperatures. Geophysical Research Letters 29. doi: 10.1029/2002GL015490.
  • Waddington E, Steig E, Neumann T. (2002) Using characteristic times to assess whether stable isotopes in polar snow can be reversibly deposited. Annals of Glaciology 35, 118-124. doi: 10.3189/172756402781817004.